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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Thrush Aircraft Begins Exploration Of Autonomous Air Tanker

Strategic Alliance With Drone America Anticipated To Yield Unmanned Solutions To Airborne Wildfire Surveillance And Attack And More  

The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush Aircraft has formed a strategic alliance with highly-regarded unmanned aerial vehicle and systems manufacturer Drone America to begin development of the world’s first autonomous air tanker.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Skydiving Museum HOF Launches New Website

Focus Is On Photography Capturing The Essence Of The Sport

The International Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame has launched a new website, though your current bookmark will still take you to the new content.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Nature Air Operating Certificate Suspended

Costa Rican Charter Carrier Involved In Accident Which Fatally Injured 10 U.S. Citizens

The General Directorate of Civil Aviation in Costa Rica has suspended the operating certificate of Nature Air following an accident in which 10 U.S. citizens were fatally injured o New Year's Eve.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

AUVSI Holds Webinar On Drones For Government Operations

Takes Place Today At 1500 EST

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar on how government agencies, within and beyond the U.S. Department of Defense, are increasingly integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into their operating procedures. The webinar will take place on this afternoon at 1500 EST.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Trans States Airlines Rolls Out $44,000 Signing Bonus For Pilots

Total First Year Compensation For New Hire First Officers Now Approaches $86,000

Trans States Airlines has announced a $44,000 signing bonus for new hire First Officers. The new bonus, which includes an additional $6,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating, solidifies Trans States' position among the top paying regional airlines in terms of first year compensation.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Open Door Contributes To 2015 Accident

Three Fatally Injured When Beech Bonanza Went Down In Pennsylvania

The NTSB has released a probable cause report from an accident which occurred in December, 2015 that resulted in the fatal injury of a pilot and two passengers aboard an A36 Bonanza. The board said that a cabin door came open shortly after takeoff, which led to loss of control of the airplane.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Airborne 01.17.18: Trans States $$$, Lost Pilot, Scout Aero Heli

Also: Autonomous Air Tanker, Turkish Airliner Cliff Dive, GAMA Scholarship, Rolls-Royce Test Facility
 
Trans States Airlines has announced a $44,000 signing bonus for new hire First Officers. The new bonus includes an additional $6,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating. Total first year compensation for new hire First Officers will now approach $86,000. Pilots with airline experience who are hired as Captain Qualified First Officers (CQFOs) can fly as a First Officer or a Captain, and can expect a minimum year one compensation package of up to $90,000, with the opportunity to earn even more when flying as a Captain. Once on property, Trans States pilots can also earn referral and mentor bonuses. Earlier this month a Cirrus SR22T airplane on a flight plan from Oklahoma City, OK to Georgetown, TX continued over the Gulf of Mexico before finally coming down in the Gulf north of Cancun, Mexico. The pilot apparently lost consciousness, and the plane flew

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Drone Delivery Canada To Expand Testing Program To The U.S.

Will Begin At New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site Early This Year

Drone Delivery Canada is expanding its commercial testing program to the United States at the New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site, located in Rome, New York in the first quarter of this year.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

AirSpaceX Reveals Electric VTOL Aircraft At Auto Show In Detroit

Sub-Scale Model Of Potential Autonomous Air Taxi And Cargo Aircraft Displayed

Airspace Experience Technologies, a subsidiary of Detroit Aircraft Corp. revealed a sub-scale model of its autonomous, electric VTOL aircraft, "MOBi-ONE," at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.  MOBi-ONE is designed to autonomously takeoff like a helicopter, fly like a plane, and transport passengers or cargo between urban centers, suburbs, and airports within 60 miles. MOBi-ONE will fly at a top speed of 250 MPH leveraging existing Electric Vehicle (EV) architecture and autonomous technologies.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Their Continuing Mission: Hurricane Hunters Gather Data For Winter Storms

Work Does Not End With The Hurricane Season

Some people might think that when hurricane season comes to an end, so does the mission of the Air Force Reserve “Hurricane Hunters.” But that’s not the case.

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